A good way to conceptualize the cost of borrowing money is to annualize interest rates, which offers an easy way to compare loans of varying maturities.
Interest rate swaps are derivative instruments commonly used by sophisticated investors to allow cash flows on interest-earning securities or loans to be exchanged. CNBC explains.
For those who are fuzzy on the topic, Khan of the Khan Academy explains what Libor is and how it is used.
When you buy a U.S. Treasury Security, you’re essentially giving a loan to the government. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy demonstrates how price and yield of treasury securities works.
Yield curves help investors understand the relationship between bonds of differing time horizons to maturity. CNBC explains.
Star mutual fund managers reveal secrets behind the stock-picking strategies buried in corporate filings.
The rift between the local and national offices of the IAM has become bigger in wake of the new Boeing labor contract.
When it comes to pensions, a guess about a fraction of a percentage point can be worth billions of dollars to big corporations.
President Obama has proposed changing rules defining when workers get overtime pay, with possibly far-reaching effects.
Executive orders are as old as the Constitution itself and usually steeped in controversy. Here's how they work.
Wealthier taxpayers now face higher marginal tax rates and new investment income taxes, thanks to the ATRA.
As Pope Francis assumes leadership of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, he's got his work cut out for him on many fronts.
There are all kinds of debt—as small as personal debt or as large as national debt. There's another type of debt as important as the rest—called Sovereign Debt. CNBC Explains.
PIIGS is a not too favorable term used by bond analysts, academics, and the press, to refer to certain countries of Europe. CNBC explains.
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